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-- Megan Garvey and Anthony Pesce
November 6, 2009 | 1:39
Arthur Hicks, a 34-year-old black man, was shot and killed Sunday, Nov. 1, in the 1600 block of Renee Street in Lancaster, according to Los Angeles County coroner's officials.
Ed Winter, a spokesman for the coroner's office, said Hicks was involved in a fight with several men when someone pulled out a gun and opened fire.
-- Anthony Pesce
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Map: The location where Arthur Hicks was shot. Credit: Google Maps